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Firefighters Battle Two-Alarm Fire at Construction Site in Washington

Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire burning on the roof of an office building undergoing renovations in Washington on Thursday, September 16.

DC Fire said the fire was “confined to roofing material only” and the blaze was extinguished as of around 11:15 am local time. No injuries were reported.

The building, which is part of L’Enfant Plaza, is undergoing renovations to become the new headquarters of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), according to the agency.

Videos released by DC Fire show firefighters working to put out the flames. Credit: DC Fire and EMS via Storyful

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